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International Rugby Board Lightning Safety Guidelines

2015-01-28 12:53:36
IRB Lightning Safety Guideline At any level of Rugby, from grassroots all the way up to the professional game, understanding the dangers of lightning and the proper precautions to take will assist in minimising incidents from lightning strikes. The actions that should be taken, when there is a threat of a lightning strike, will depend on the level of information available to event/competition organisers or match officials.
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Nutrition in the holidays

2014-11-26 09:15:25
NUTRITION IN THE HOLIDAYS Sports Nutrition is about improving health and performance, whether you are in season or out of season. Holiday times can always create havoc with your health and weight goals when good eating habits slacken off. Applying some simple guidelines during the holidays can ensure you keep to your desired weight goals.
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SharkSmart backs breakthrough in school pupil steroid testing

2014-11-05 12:01:28
  SharkSmart backs breakthrough in school pupil steroid testing Sports medicine experts, school heads and sports administrators are hailing a breakthrough week in their battle against school pupils using steroids and illegal performance enhancing drugs after Parliament discussed key draft amendments that will pave the way for improved testing and sanctions.
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Emergency Sports Medicine Seminar

2014-10-20 16:09:08

The Discovery SharkSmart Programme will be running an Emergency Sports Medicine Seminar at Kearsney College in November.

Below is the programme for the event as well as the registration form that needs to be filled in

Emergency Sports Medicine Seminar Programme

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Guest Editorial

How to get big

2014-03-12 10:26:37
Danielle Roberts, Discovery SharkSmart Sports Dietician: Want to get BIG the natural way? Assuming the person reading this is skinnier than they would like to be, proper training, proper nutrition and proper supplementation where necessary to fill the gaps can get you from zero to hero!
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Feed your injury back to fitness

2013-08-06 09:32:04
Danielle Roberts, Discovery SharkSmart Sports Dietician: With a number of injuries in the Sharks camp, I decided to write about how nutrition is altered during injury. You may need an increase or decrease in calorie needs, as various parts of the body have unique nutritional demands to restore an injury to cartilage, bone, muscle or even nerve. 
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Functional Movement Screening (Fms)

2013-08-06 09:31:04
Tracey Calverley: Life Healthcare Sharks Medical Centre and Discovery SharkSmart Biokineticist: Functional movement is a term often used to describe a movement that is based on real life biomechanics. These movements are seen performed in every day life, ranging from regular activities, such as walking up stairs, bending down to pick something up from the floor or getting up off the couch to playing a rugby match.
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Can We Do Anything About Exercise Induced Muscle Soreness (Doms)?

2013-08-06 09:29:29
DOMS is defined as being a state of muscular pain and discomfort that begins several hours after a period of intense exercise, particularly with eccentric muscle actions. This state usually persists from 24 to 48 hours and is thought to be due to micro trauma to muscle fibres.
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